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Richard Benjamin

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 10 films, with $263,532,086 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #513)
Best-known technical roles: Made In America (Director), The Money Pit (Director), Milk Money (Director), Mrs. Winterbourne (Director), My Stepmother Is an Alien (Director)
Best-known acting roles: Dr. Norman Solomon (House Calls), Rabbi Schulberg (Keeping Up with the Steins), Press Secretary Bunthorne (First Family), Major Danby, Flight Operations Officer (Catch-22), Neil Klugman (Goodbye, Columbus)
Most productive collaborators: Whoopi Goldberg, Ted Danson, Holly Goldberg Sloan, Will Smith, Marcia Brandwynne

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting1$4,339,241$75,512$4,414,753
(Unclassified)8$111,367,888$17,484$111,385,372
In Technical RolesDirector10$203,532,086$60,000,000$263,532,086

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/15/2008 Henry Poole Is Here Dr. Fancher  $1,835,293 $17,484 $1,852,777
5/12/2006 Keeping Up with the Steins Rabbi Schulberg  $4,339,241 $75,512 $4,414,753
8/22/2003 Marci X Marci's Father  $1,646,664 $0 $1,646,664
12/25/1980 First Family Press Secretary Bunthorne  $15,198,912 $0 $15,198,912
2/8/1980 The Last Married Couple in America Marv Cooper  $12,835,544 $0 $12,835,544
1/1/1978 House Calls Dr. Norman Solomon  $29,000,000 $0 $29,000,000
1/1/1973 Westworld Peter Martin  $3,000,000 $0 $3,000,000
6/24/1970 Catch-22 Major Danby, Flight Operations Officer  $24,911,670 $0 $24,911,670
4/3/1969 Goodbye, Columbus Neil Klugman  $22,939,805 $0 $22,939,805
Movies: 9Totals:$115,707,129$92,996$115,800,125
  Averages:$12,856,348$10,333$12,866,681


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/12/2006 Keeping Up with the Steins $653,723 163 $4,339,241 $4,414,753 98.3%
Movies: 1Totals:  $4,339,241$4,414,753 
 Averages:$653,723163$4,339,241$4,414,75398.3%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists



All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/22/2003 Marci X Director $1,646,664 $0 $1,646,664
4/19/1996 Mrs. Winterbourne Director $10,039,566 $0 $10,039,566
8/31/1994 Milk Money Director $18,121,466 $0 $18,121,466
5/28/1993 Made In America Director $44,942,695 $60,000,000 $104,942,695
12/14/1990 Mermaids Director $35,140,500 $0 $35,140,500
1/12/1990 Downtown Director $2,205,486 $0 $2,205,486
12/9/1988 My Stepmother Is an Alien Director $13,854,000 $0 $13,854,000
1/1/1988 Little Nikita Director $1,733,070 $0 $1,733,070
3/26/1986 The Money Pit Director $37,499,651 $0 $37,499,651
12/7/1984 City Heat Director $38,348,988 $0 $38,348,988
Movies: 10Totals:$203,532,086$60,000,000$263,532,086
  Averages:$20,353,209$6,000,000$26,353,209

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/22/2003 Marci X $872,950 1,200 $1,646,664 $1,646,664 100.0%
4/19/1996 Mrs. Winterbourne $3,872,900 1,612 $10,039,566 $10,039,566 100.0%
8/31/1994 Milk Money $5,846,533 1,361 $18,121,466 $18,121,466 100.0%
5/28/1993 Made In America $11,821,326 2,048 $44,942,695 $104,942,695 42.8%
12/14/1990 Mermaids $3,514,678 1,111 $35,140,500 $35,140,500 100.0%
1/12/1990 Downtown $0 0 $2,205,486 $2,205,486 100.0%
12/9/1988 My Stepmother Is an Alien $2,066,980 1,110 $13,854,000 $13,854,000 100.0%
1/1/1988 Little Nikita $0 0 $1,733,070 $1,733,070 100.0%
3/26/1986 The Money Pit $5,344,555 1,193 $37,499,651 $37,499,651 100.0%
12/7/1984 City Heat $6,301,694 1,655 $38,348,988 $38,348,988 100.0%
Movies: 10Totals:  $203,532,086$263,532,086 
 Averages:$3,964,1621,129$20,353,209$26,353,20994.3%




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